JANESVILLE - A Janesville woman shot and killed herself after an argument with her husband, during which she stabbed him and herself, Janesville police reported.
Police found Hollie Rowan, 31, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 1618 Mole Ave. after her husband, Carl Rowan, left the home, police said in a news release.
Carl Rowan, 32, is a Wisconsin State trooper, police said.
Janesville police made the announcement during a 1pm news conference Wednesday regarding the incident.
Hollie M. Rowan, age 31, of Janesville, died on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at home. She was born in Medford, on Sept. 22, 1982, the daughter of James and Deborah (Koenig) Judnic. She attended Rib Lake schools and worked at Rib Lake nursing home during high school and the Medford nursing home after graduation. She married Carl F. Rowan on July 5, 2006, in Lake Geneva, and moved to Janesville, in 2006. Hollie was a volunteer at Franklin Middle School PTSA, of which she was scheduled to be Vice President this coming year, and was the Reflections Coordinator. She was also active in the Cub Scouts at Washington Elementary School. She loved horses, flowers, gardening, riding motorcycles, cooking, decorating, and remodeling. Her children and family were her life.
Hollie is survived by her husband, Carl F. Rowan; two children, Devin and Bella, both at home; parents, James and Deborah Judnic of Medford; two brothers, Jason (fiance Debbra Cobb) Judnic of Chippewa Falls, and Jeremy (Veronica) Judnic of Kaukauna; nephew, Justice Judnic; parental grandmother, Marcelle Judnic of Medford; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Clarence Judnic; and maternal grandparents, Richard and Ruth Koenig.
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